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In Their Shoes Dachau Memorial Tour from Munich

In Their Shoes Dachau Memorial Tour from Munich
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In Their Shoes Dachau Memorial Tour from Munich
Dachau is one of the most well preserved camps in all of Europe and a visit to a camp should be on every travelers itinerary. Dachau was the first camp set up in NAZI Germany, was the model for all other camps and was the only camp running for the entire 12 years of the Third Reich. This authorized full tour of the Dachau Memorial is a half day tour traveling via train from Munich at 9:30 and arriving back approximately 14:30. Your guide will not only explain in detail the horrors of the camp system but the plight of the various victims that suffered under this brutal system of murder and oppression, the rise of the NAZI party and many other events that took place throughout the 3rd Reich and World War 2.
What to Expect

Leaving Munich Central Station at 9:30 you will travel via train with your authorized guide to the Dachau memorial site.
Our 5 hour tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp will cover all areas accessible to the public and the following.

  • Rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Party throughout the 1920s up to his appointment as Chancellor in 1933
  • Burning of the Reichstag and the formation of concentration camps
  • The roll Dachau played as model for other camps
  • 3 major phases of the camp system
  • SS training facility
  • Jourhaus (main gate house) with the infamous slogan ARBEIT MACHT FREI
  • Liberation of the camp and the aftermath
  • What happened at Dachau between 1945 and the unveiling of the Documentation center in 1965
  • An in depth look at the concentration camp system, Ghettos and Extermination camps
  • Registration of prisoners and their various categories
  • Kristallnacht – 1938 pogrom against the Jews and the first major influx of Jewish prisoners at Dachau     
  • Methods of torture and punishments
  • Bathhouse
  • International memorial and sculpture
  • Medical experiments on prisoners
  • A short color film of Dachau
  • The bunker – prison within the camp
  • Daily lives of the prisoners and the barracks
  • Religious memorials
  • Perimeter fence
  • Gas Chamber and Crematorium
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Well Informed and worth the time

My Significant other and I were in Munich and we decided to do a tour, after research I decided on In Their Shoes Dachau Memorial Tour and do not regret it at all. Our tour was small, and our guide did an excellent job. Beyond...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 1 week ago
A thought provoking tour with an Excellent Guide

My husband and I decided to book a tour with James after reading all of the positive reviews. It was the best decision we made. As tourists unfamiliar with the area James made sure that the entire trip was seamless. After meeting at the designated...More

Thank Seethesites55
Reviewed 1 week ago
A must see!

I have been intending to visit Dachau for a number of years, and finally was able to on a recent visit to Munich. Having read the reviews on James, I felt confident that a tour with him would be a good choice. I was not...More

Thank Mancunian101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Perfect Tour

Today my family of six took this excellent tour led by James. Since I lost a large number of my extended family in the Holocaust, I had a lot of questions that James was able to answer throughout the tour. He explained the horror that...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Dachau tour

I booked the trip literally the night before, and it did not disappoint. I forgot the tour guides name, but he was from Australia. That I know for sure. Really great and explaining pretty much the history of Hitler and now the concentration camps came...More

Thank Alex M
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from Carla C | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I were the only two people on the tour, and James graciously took us anyway.
Brent L
June 17, 2018|
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Response from drshearerss |
Exactly as Chantel says. Enter through the main, street level entrance; you'll see an escalator ahead of you, and at the top on the right is a Burger King, and the coffee shop.